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'Devastation' as Belfast model Mairead O'Neill dies aged just 21

Belfast model Mairead O'Neill has passed away suddenly at the age of 21.

Ms O'Neill was pronounced dead on Monday night. She was originally from the Market area of Belfast and had recently graduated from University.

Ms O'Neill worked for CMPR Models and was considered one of the top up and coming models within the industry locally.

She had worked at Belfast Fashion Week and the recent Carl Frampton fight at Windsor Park.

Cathy Martin of CMPR Models paid tribute to Mairead on social media and said she was "devastated to hear of her passing".

"Rest in Peace Mairead," she said.

It is understood that her mother recently passed away as a result of bowel cancer.

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